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  • Writer's pictureChanel Rion


Uh-LI-fer-us -- (adj.) Having wings.

This dashing word comes from England-- technically it's Latin--but it took an 18th century English schoolmaster to, well... give it wings. From the great English poet William Blake: "No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings."

~Wordeby's by Chanel Rion

ART: "The Threatened Swan" (1650) by Dutch painter Jan Asselijn STYLE: Dutch Golden Age, Baroque More on Jan Asselijn:

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